The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 22 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.16% 0.47% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 0.56% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
288 177 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 84.46% 83.10% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 99 62
Average daily rate £500 £395 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 21 (77.78%) jQuery
2 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) CSS
3 18 (66.67%) XML
3 18 (66.67%) Ajax
3 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (55.56%) MVC
5 15 (55.56%) Java
5 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
6 14 (51.85%) Handlebars
6 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
6 14 (51.85%) HTML5
6 14 (51.85%) Mustache
6 14 (51.85%) Underscore.js
6 14 (51.85%) JIRA
7 13 (48.15%) Web Design
7 13 (48.15%) SOAP
7 13 (48.15%) D3.js
7 13 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (48.15%) RESTful
7 13 (48.15%) JSON
8 11 (40.74%) BC Cleared
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) HTTP
11 5 (18.52%) SLA

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 5 (18.52%) FTP
2 5 (18.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Moq
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (29.63%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) webMethods Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior webMethods Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) jQuery
2 19 (70.37%) CSS
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) Ajax
3 18 (66.67%) XML
4 14 (51.85%) Handlebars
4 14 (51.85%) HTML5
4 14 (51.85%) Mustache
4 14 (51.85%) Underscore.js
5 13 (48.15%) D3.js
5 13 (48.15%) JSON
5 13 (48.15%) RESTful
5 13 (48.15%) SOAP
6 5 (18.52%) JDBC
6 5 (18.52%) SAP XI
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 15 (55.56%) MVC
4 13 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (48.15%) Web Design
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) OOP
6 5 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) BC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) logstash
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
1 5 (18.52%) webMethods
2 3 (11.11%) IBM